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A Tale of Two Compys: What Jurassic Park got right — and wrong — about dino anatomy
July 23, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

OMG I was such a dino-geek in college. I had other interests — I was enraptured by sculpture and took the fabled freshman History of Art course. The collage shown here was taped together during the lectures on the Renaissance renewal of anatomically correct human form made famous by Greek sculptors. Last month, I found the […]

The guts stop here: Delve deeper into dinosaurian intestines with Dr. Bakker
June 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

“Attention all Dino-Nerds! Put Your Anatomical Expertise to Work. Prestigious Careers Await in the Field of Gastroenterology.*” Often, I get approached by parents who fret over their dino-fixated kid. “You gotta help us, Doc. All she wants to do is read about fossils. Will she ever find a respectable career in the real world?” I can […]

Sea Rex 3D swims into IMAX!
January 13, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

Explore an amazing underwater universe inhabited by larger-than-life creatures that ruled the oceans millions of years ago in Sea Rex 3D – now showing in HMNS IMAX!. Mosasaurus hoffmannii skeleton on display at the Maastricht Natural History Museum, The Netherlands Guided by Georges Cuvier, considered by many to be the father of paleontology, viewers learn […]

Homeosaurus a Living Fossil
September 16, 2010 · 2 Comments

Beasts of land and skies and the winner of the longevity award The descendants  of Homeosaurus are alive and well today in New Zealand. Homeosaurs looked like plump lizards from the outside. But their inner structure was distinctive. The skull was rigid so the snout couldn’t flex the way a lizard’s can. Plus, the teeth […]



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